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    December 23, 2012
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(male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news.top stories we're working on this sunday, december 23rd.
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a wet holiday weekend around the bay area. we'll tell you if your christmas weather will be nasty or nice. return to index of stories... and it will most likely be a white christmas in the sierra as the lake tahoe area gets dumped with several feet of snow this holiday weekend. >> we're here in the weather center keeping an eye on the rain. you mentioned not just a strong storm today janu christmas. >> we are expecting showers or christmas. however, you can see on the radar is pretty nasty, and completely let up. in a few areas of breaks of dry conditions petaluma mainly showers and in by the green. moderate indicated by the yellow. even with the bay bridge, burlingame and the same in the senate to go toward a mixture of light flashed moderate in some of the above the green is indicating light showers pretty heavy and this area,
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richmond, berkeley, oakland, alameda, wofford slashed heavy. and for the inland areas we are seeing a light rain from dublin, livermore, danville. with wind-- so after this latest soaking >> we want to find out how the north bay is faring. that is where the rain is falling the hardest.
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to get you more news faster, let's turn to our solo reporter kron four's mike pelton live at the corte madera shopping center. >> let me show you some video from pounding amounts of rainfall. over this weekend, storms from a one-2 in.. there is also a wind advisory until 1 this afternoon. you could see wind gusting from 40 m.p.h.- 50 m.p.h. it is shaking the trees. airline the water, the wind blowing the trees not ideal conditions if you have to leave the house. marty, so many people have extra presence and last minute items. if you have to go out? you might want to get an umbrella. >> an umbrella and the viet warm coat. perhaps there could be some clearing.
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>> new overnight, all lanes of interstate 8-80 are back open this morning after a nine vehicle collision in oakland. the crash happened just after five this morning on northbound 8-80 just south of interstate 9-80. its not known if the collision was weather related. injured. >> the wet weather didn't keep people inside in the east bay. in walnut creek, shoppers hit the streets to catch those last minute christmas bargains. >> it is perfect! who knew it was christmas? >> reporter: do you feel the same way? >> i do not know about perfect. >> many were prepared.carrying umbrellas and wearing layers of clothing. some that we talked to say they didn't mind the wet weather. shoppers will still have
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with a wind gust advisory in afternoon. winds could reach up to 60 miles per hour with the strongest gusts expected hills. >> a fatal head-on crash on highway 1-0-1 killed a novato man saturday afternoon. it happened north of the central san rafael off ramp. the c-h-p says the man lost control of his car and hit a call box and then veered through all 3 lanes of traffic. then he went over the center divider and hit a car in the southbound lane. there were 2 kids and 2 adults in the other car. they were transported to the hospital with moderate injuries. c-h-p is investigating what caused the man to lose control of his car. >> new this morning. one man is dead and two others are recovering after two shootings in oakland saturday. police responded to a report of a shooting in the 11- hundred block of 32nd streettwo men were found suffering from gunshot wounds. one was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. police say another man was injured in a different shooting just after 4:30. that man was taken to the hospital in stable condition. no arrests have been made in either shooting. >> today, the n-r-a released
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a statement saying it will not budge in the group's opposition to new gun laws. the announcement comes as protestors in san francisco staged a dramatic demonstration against gun violence. it's part of a nationwide effort to ban assault weapons and to pay respect to the victims and families in newtown, connecticut. kron4's jeff pierce has the story. >> we are here to represent the twenty six people who were massacred in newton connectticut (naming of vitims) >> reporter: local members of the brady campaign the national group that has crusaded for the ban of assault weapons for over three decades laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza in san francisco saturday afternoon. >> we've been losing children to gun violence for a long time, i'm hoping this is the straw that broke the camels back. >> it has a greater impact
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when it is twenty kids at once there is something about first graders that strikes peoples hearts. >> reporter: the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the dialogue this national tragedy has created in the forefront of their effort to ban assault weapons. >> i'm hoping that these twenty six people did not die in vain that these twenty children, their lives have to mean something and this is what they are going to mean. >> reporter: the campaign is encouraged that their pleas have finally reached as far as the president himself. >> with him establishing the commission with joe biden in charge of it bringing back a set of proposals that he has pledged that he will do we are very hopeful that this time something will change. >> reporter: that hope is tempered by the tragedy that brought it about. >> >> it's unfortunate what we have said what has to happen, how many people have to die, what age the people have to be to really make a solid change in this country and unfortunately we have seen what that tragedy has been.
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>> reporter: in san francisco jeff pierce kron four news. >> and stay with us. coming up in about ten minutes. we'll have more on the last funerals for the victims of the connecticut school shooting. >> still ahead on kron four news weekend. police in india fire water cannons to disperse thousands of protestors. we'll tell you what the crowd was angry about. and we're keeping an eye on the rain falling in the bay area. live look at stormtracker four. we'll be back
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>> and plenty of snow. forecasters predict snow to continue in the sierra today. look at this. the snow is expected to add trouble to conditions forecasters are already calling a whiteout. traffic began moving again late yesterday on interstate-80 after several spin-outs forced police to shut the roadway down.
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tire chain laws expected. conditions were so bad, i-80 was closed all the way to the nevada state line. some areas could see as much as five feet of snow by the time the weekend's over. turning to international news,voters in egypt have endorsed a new islamist- backed constitution after a second round of voting. that's according to the muslim brotherhood, which announced the unofficial results this morning. the document expands president mohammed morsi's powers, giving him immunity from the courts. egypt's election commission is expected to announce official results tomorrow. but a low voter turnout of around 30 percent. and allegations of voting fraud threatens to undermine the legitimacy of the new constitution. >> police in new delhi today are using water cannons to break up huge protests against a brutal gang rape. six suspects have been arrested in last sunday's attack on a 23-year old student on a bus who is currently hospitalized and battling for her life.. indian officials have promised to consider the
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death penalty. the government says its also taking steps to better ensure the safety of women. such actions have stopped the protesting against the protesting. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. more rain in the bay area today. there are some troubling issues s f o is reporting delays of 1 hour 37, oakland, or in san jose are not reporting delays however.
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>> take a look offsite at this live look at the bay bridge. look-out a side.
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>> good morning, janu has our forecast. >> good morning, marty. we have seen some areas of light rain of/moderate in the some areas however seeing some clear conditions. however, not the case along the peninsula and san francisco. three tents in the richmond area, pacifica, one-quarter of 1 in. per hour. towards the south bay the light rain indicated by the green. and los gatos a system expected. he bit heavier in places like walnut creek, danville and san ramon. the rainfall rates one-half inch per hour. there is a wind
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advisory for the north bay until 1:00 p.m. and the east bay valleys. that will be in effect. indicated by the blue. the stormtracker 4 you can see moderate downpour. and stormtracker 4 put it is going to press south. oakland, hayward, fremont moderate downpours but it will start to taper off. by noon, some breaks but still remaining consistent all along the east bay shore. the similar store will taper off with light showers and decreasing in the north bay. it will continue to press itself out of our area but is still some showers through the east ave. until 8:00 p.m. it will not dry out but still however, cloudy breaks of sunshine expected. 7 your kron 4 7
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day around the bay with christmas, it looks like we could add some showers. widespread. showers on wednesday and mainly sunny by thursday. >> this weekend marks the sixth anniversary of the fatal shooting of san francisco police officer bryan tuvera. you're looking at video from a memorial ceremony in 2007. tuvera was killed while trying to arrest an escapee from a state prison work camp. the suspect fled into a home near 25th avenue and lawton street in the sunset. he opened fire on the police officers as they tried to enter the home. killing tuvera. a contra costa county employment and human services worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing food stamp funding. >> tina crosby was arrested on thursday on suspicion of embezzling public funds. falsifying records. and identity theft. an investigation by the district attorney's office and crosby's work revealed
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that she had embezzled more than five-thousand dollars in public funds. crosby is being charged with four felonies and is facing a maximum sentence of four years in prison. >> in national news from newtown connecticut, funerals this weekend for the young victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. seven year old josephine gay. joey as she was often called. loved the color purple, her i-pad, and barbie dolls. her parents said she had a zest for life. a 90 minute service was held for her saturday. with people leaving cards and notes outside the church. police officers were also there, paying their respects. and in utah. another victim of the school massacre was laid to rest. a service for six year old emilie parker was held across the street from where her parents first started dating. emile was buried next to her grandfather. he died just a few months ago. residents of ogden, utah tied pink ribbons around trees to show their support. pink was emilie's favorite color.
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>> as newtown held funerals, one after another, all week long, one radio station in town became a shoulder to cry on for many locals. "chaz and a-j in the morning" is usually a fun and light-hearted start to the morning. but in the days since the shootings, hundreds of people have called in to share tears, memories and advice about moving on. >> we like to call it a town hall meeting. >> we went from doing one of the most happy, upbeat fun it shows of the year. to with the afternoon, doing it the saddest show of our careers. >> he was one of the first responders, how are you? >> i'm ok. >> never that you thought you would see a scene so horrific. >> corrected there are certain things that certain
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people should not see. >> and every moment it was getting worse and worse have we gone to the bottom? >> my sister is the behavior specialist at sandy hook elementary. >> if she okay. >> this is her second week. >> she is probably still very busy right now. >> she will be very terrified but right now her priority are her children. >> monday, we found out about that issue is not ok. >> i am sorry about your loss. >> there is a threshold for a nightmare in this was a nightmare in the rear view mirror. >> for no doubt, the parents will never be the same. >> the fact that the parents were a couple of to get it out of their systems i think it helped them get it out to. >> i am a father of a third
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grader you can imagine how all worlds have been upside down. >> frank? >> a very close friend of ours lost. >> gretchen, from seymour. >> you'll give us hope remained hopeless. >> i do not know how these parents are going after the have gone through. >> a tough day, a tough critic, and then an even harder day. >> i cannot get over what has happened. >> scott in roxbury. >> mary? >> we are hanging in there. >> is really, really tough. >> also, there was probably 200-300 firefighters. >> remember the funeral of our mind will be on them. >> their service will be a new town. >> this lovely poem. >> please do not cry we are okay we went on a field trip i think it is nice and hold your stop until your field trip day. but it is
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christmas, so there are trees christmas.. presence to be given. and yours will be delivered in heaven. >> amazing how personal thing medium of radio can be. >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend. how hundreds of children in san francisco will have something to unwrap come christmas day. but first, another live look outside golden gate bridge. (music)
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>> for the first three quarters last night it looked good for the warriors. the 19th victory instead it was the lakers to came back from a 14 point deficit. they beat the warriors in overtime, 118- 115 kobe bryant, no surprise lead all scorers with 34 points. >> still ahead on kron 4 news weekend we are keeping an eye on the weather. this live look as you can see wet weather and wind. mike pelton will give us an update. >> we left a little hot dog place, we went to victoria secrets, h and m. banana republic, basically every
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store. >> like see if there procrastination let to the discounts. >> of nassau and beyond the biggest stories of 2012.
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>> this is corta madera we have been following the rain and its started there in the north bay. to get you more news faster, our solo reporter, mike pelton. mike, you are at the shopping center. >> isabel, this is one of the worst i have seen it. very nasty conditions that the wind is picking up. as i panda the camera out. this construction cohn just went flying across just to give you an idea of the conditions. let me show you
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a video of the last several hours. there rain is continuing to pound but on the screen it has been like this all morning in the north bay, it is expected to see the highest rainfall totals for this weekend. with one-still, 3 in. expected in the wind advisory for the north bay until 1:00 p.m. that means that we could see wind gusting of 40 m.p.h.-50 m.p.h. i felt those for the past 30-45 minutes it is shaking the cars it is so difficult for people to still purchase items for the holidays. in the next couple of days i guess this is the price that you pay if you wait until the last minute. >> for some them from shopping. >> let us take a look had a another portion from mount
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tam. you can see it is still also very windy with virtually no of view because of the overcast conditions. janu? >> the blue and yellow moderate indications. still, some light showers with moderate downpours through sinophile. however, take a look at san francisco it is pouring. indicated by the red as for the south gray light showers there with moderate downpours in the los gatos. in the east bay shores. berkeley, oakland, alameda also getting heavier rainfall. we will track it in my next forecast. walnut creek down towards pleasanton is headed towards a livermore. taking a look
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at the wind speeds sustained at 30 m.p.h. and 14 in santa rosa. 16 in san jose but the wind gusting is going to be higher. it is going into effect for the north bay. until 2:00 p.m. for the east bay your full forecast, coming up. and for now, we are going to go back over to marty >> if you're willing to brave the weather there are plenty of deals. felicia reid of the shia read >> ho ho ho, merry christmas. >> there were many santas shopping on bay street and emeryville and there were deals in every direction. >> a lot of nice things, jackets, and a couple of pairs of jeans. >> reporter: while they were finishing up some people had
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reasons. i just found out i should get i made that decision, brave the cold, the rain, the crowd. >> foot traffic was constant and this house so was a bit much. >> it is difficult for all these people coming over in the traffic is hectic and everybody is cramming in that last-minute shopping it is really hard. >> there was even entertainment. >> i would rather come out here but it is still the holiday season so i decided to step out. >> i love a lot of people, the atmosphere is fun. the mobile and around can build an appetite. it is only car wrecked to take a break. >> we are going to have pizza. >> we left a little hot dog
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place and we want to victoria's secret, h & m, banana republic, basically every store. >> many shoppers got as many as they could they're still not done quite yet. the good thing is that there is still time. in emeryville, kron 4 news. >> st. anthony's wants to sear surf 4000 meals they need 500-volunteers--hams.. they will be passing out hundreds of blankets that they have collected. 2 p-m. >> john boehner makes his case on the living fiscal
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cliff >> this live look outside this is a review of the bay bridge. where is traffic and temperatures right now 50s. we are expecting a high of 57 degrees, we are going to be right back. biggest stories of 2012. those deals. st. anthony's church in san serve four-thousand meals to those in need on christmas day. in order to do that, theyso far, they've only collected about one-hundred of those. members of a sikh community from fremont will be at st. anthony's today. starting at 10 a-m they'll blankets and scarves that they've collected. if you'd like one of those, or want to donate food, st. anthony's is located at 150 golden gate avenue.
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>> now to the latest on the looming fiscal cliff. that tax and cut measure >> i used to be a business owner are do not want taxes to go of, republicans to not want calkins to go up. despite suffering a major defeat this week, when he couldn't muster enough republican support to pass his own tax proposal, house speaker john boehner says there's still hope. in this week's republican address, boehner urges democrats to work with republicans on if no deal is reached by january 1st, severe cuts and tax increases will take effect sometime during the month. congress is cutting short its vacation to come back to work on thursday. >> a federal judge is givng the okay to b-p's settlement with businesses and people affected by the 20-10 oil spill in the gulf of mexico. under the settlement, b-p will pay close to eight billion dollars to settle economic and medical claims from thousands of businesses and individuals in louisiana, alabama and other coastal areas. aside from seafood industry
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claims, there is no cap on the amount b-p will pay to those who agree to the class action settlement. the company will pay 2- point-3 billion dollars to commercial fishermen, seafood boat crews and other industry workers. the b-p oil spill was the worst in u-s history. >> march more coming up we will show you a spectacular holiday light show. >> and this live look from mt. tam these blustery conditions. wind, rain. it is nearly howling at this point your forecast, coming up.
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>> we are back at 8:45 the san mateo bridge it is raining with high when the costs. >> one of the big issues is the high wind gusts. -- >> janu? >> correct. >> this is stormtracker 4.
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we can see in the north bay. a bit of a dry patch through petaluma, but showers through napa, san rafael and take a look at the peninsula. daly city, it is coming down at two tenths of 1 in. and half moon bay indicating heavy conditions with 2-1/4 inches report it. and the east bay is also showing one-half inch per hour, alameda, and danville and of course the san ramon area. taking a look at that the planners steady, heavy rainfall. showers on/off. and it is windy. this wind advisory for the north bay until about 1:00 p.m. the east bay and it is going to
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taper off. still however, mostly cloudy conditions but a dry start. taking a look at futurecast it is indicating moderate/heavy. it will press self livermore, mountain view, modern/heavy by 10:00 a.m. and by noon, it will taper off. showers on the/off for the afternoon at the same for the north bay. still dealing with moderate rainfall for the south bay and by 4:00 p.m. it will continue to press out with re until 8:00 p.m. the we are going to seek drier conditions. we could even see some sunshine possibly tomorrow. with rainfall totals when this is all said and done 1-2 in. to-4 in. of the higher elevations. with a 2-4 in. at the col other elevations
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showers in the north bay. and marty? >> let me show you lake tahoe this is highway 267 at north star white out conditions and treacherous. more snowfall expected anywhere from 6 in. to 01 feet above 7,000 ft.. 28-33 degrees and a very windy with gusting at 50 mph. >> christmas came early for the oaklandon su there was an anonymous check of $1 million. it was used for the general purposes. it comes after alameda county voters rejected a parcel tax that was going to cover animal
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costs. you about a spectacular christmas came early for the oakland zoo this year. anonymous check of onezoo officials say that an anonymous donor had advised that the money be used for the check comes nearly two months after alameda county voters rejected a parcel tax >> a concord family is one of the finalists in a nationwide home christmas decoration competition. and you can see why.they are in the running for the big prize of one hundred thousand dollars. it would go to the local school district if they win. us a closer look at this impressive display. heard about the competition they are trying to win $100 (electronic music voice): it's the most wonderful time of the year. >> the branscom home is one of 25 other homes in the nationwide contest for most decked house of this year. there's a lot of competition and we're hoping that concord can pull through. there's 25 nice houses on the site but concord, that's our area so we're hoping for the best. >> reporter: they have more
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santas than you can shake a stick at and just about every other christmas decoration you can imagine. >> we got about 12 blowups and about 25 different sleighsabout eight different christmas trees. jason and deseree say they are doing it for the school district because they know the money can be put to good use. >> reporter: the word is out and the house is becoming the most famouse one in the neighborhood. a steady stream of visitors have been coming by every night. >> we have had massive traffic it was quite a backup last night. >> my great grandaughterand, we went by and we saw it and that's why we stopped by because she likes lights in christmas. the branscum family spent more than six days putting all this together and used more than 30,000 christmas lights. i'm jeff bush in concord, kron four news.
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>> i wonder about their pg&e bill [laughter] weekend. we'll recap some of the top stories that made headlines in 2012. >> this is the approach to the bay bridge. 55 degrees expected and some rainfall. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
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>> to ring in the new year. is >> and it's been a long 12 months filled with stories of joy and sadness. the world has welcomed some new faces and said good bye to others.
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(music) some of the top stories of >> a massive crowd has gathered here. want to be free people. >> the italian cruise ship capsized. >> joseph kony -- viral on media sites. outrage stirred >> my name is sandra -- >> legitimate rate. >> this is a massive play by facebook. it largest ipo in tech history. >> this is breast-feeding in the picture. one article has the entire country talking. >> the president says he now believes that same-sex marriage should be legal. >> we now know the name of the suspect blamed for the movie theater shooting spree. >> shooting at the sikh temple in wisconsin. >> police now tell cnn people have been shot in front of the empire state building. >> bath salts. bath salts? bath salts. >> jerry sandusky sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison. >> an iconic statue honoring the late football coach joe paterno is gone. >> the british people are going ga-ga for the diamond jubilee. >> the flying squirrel. >> the fab five. >> ryan lochte. >> someone sold photographs
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of prince harry naked -- >> one of the hottest novels around. >> what went wrong, why now? >> isaac is forcing some changes at the republican convention. >> manufacture. >> what do you mean shut up? >> four more years! >> thank you! >> christopher stevens and three other embassy staff, they are dead. we will bring those to justice who committed these murders. >> all the effects of hurricane sandy already. sandy's carved a path of destruction across the eastern seaboard. we can't fully secure the crane until the wind dies down. >> they're doing another story on this? >> "call me maybe." >> tan mom. >> honey boo boo. >> live picture from "endeavour." the shuttle roping down the streets of l.a. >> let's look at the man of the center of the scandal, general david petraeus. responded to fresh rocket attacks -
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syria has gone on for 20 hours - >> >> are these red line warnings talk? cnn projects that barack obama will be re-elected president of the united states. >> terror at an elementary school in connecticut. 20 children dead. six adults are also dead. our hearts are broken today. for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. may god bless the memory of the victims. and in the words of scripture, heal the brokenhearted and bind up their wounds. (music)
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>> quite a yearcoming up on kron 4 news weekend. the national rifle association sends another message to the public about its stance on new gun laws. >> first, live look outside bay this is in quarter madera corta madera... madera corta madera... ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, rich dark chocolate, toasted oats. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. ...and in the tiniest details.
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center keeping an eye on the rain. you mentioned not just a strong storm today janu >> through the peninsula, we will have some light showers through daly city half moon bay and san
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carlos. light showers through evergreen, a san jose is widespread. the east bayshore with moderate downpour through alameda. danville, san ramon. heavy through pleasanton, livermore indicated by the red. we are expecting a steady and heavy rainfall. sustained when the speeds at 25 m.p.h. 15 in santa rosa those are only sustained the wind gusting higher at 40 m.p.h.-50 m.p.h. the wind advisory will expire your full forecast will be coming up. >> the wind really howling this morning in the north bay. one of the hardest hit areas from the latest round of storms. to get you more news faster, let's turn to our solo reporter kron four's mike pelton live at in corte madera. >> reporter: good morning,
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marty. the storm is louvlosing some of its intensity but is still a nasty. on the screen and you can see the raindrops on the camera lens. i am at the shopping center, the village after quarter madera quarter ocordobaa wind advisory in corda madera 40 m.p.h.-50 m.p.h. it is shaking the news of va newsman haazig madyu and it n orange construction th cones if you can wait? you may want to wait it is
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wreaking havoc. it >> if you can wait, that wind advisory will no longer be in effect, thank you, mike. isabel? >> the retailers are glad that the east bay shoppers are still getting their christmas bargains. many were prepared and some did not mind the weather at all. >> is perfect! >> i love it who knew it was christmas? >> reporter: do you feel the same way? >> i do not know all about perfect. but i could do without to the rain. >> challenges with wind advisory until 1:00 p.m. the wind nearly 60 m.p.h. with a strong cast along the coast andnew overnight, all lanes of interstate 8-80 are back open this morning after a
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a fatal head-on crash on highway 1-0-1 killed a novato man it happened north of the the c-h-p says the man lost call box and then veered through all they were transported to the injuries. c-h-p is investigating what caused the man to losenew this morning. one man is dead and two others are recovering after police responded to a report of a shooting in the 11- hundred block of 32nd street one was taken to the police say another man was >> today, the n-r-a released a statement saying it will not budge in the group's the announcement comes as protestors in san francisco violence. in newtown, connecticut. story.
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we are here to represent the twenty six people who were connectticut >> reporter: local members of the brady campaign the national group that has crusaded for the ban of assault weapons for over three decades laid on the cold concrete of justin hermin plaza in san francisco saturday >> we've been losing children to gun violence for a long time, i'm hoping this is the straw that broke the camels back. >> it has a greater impact when it is twenty kids at once there is something about first graders that strikes peoples hearts. >> reporter: the brady campaign and others like them are mobilizing to keep the tragedy has created in the ban assault weapons. >> i'm hoping that these twenty six people did not die in vain that these twenty children, their lives have to mean something and this is what they are going to mean. >> reporter: the campaign is encouraged that their pleas have finally reached as far as the president himself. >> with him establishing the commission with joe biden in charge of it bringing back a set of proposals that he has pledged that he will do we are very hopeful that this time something will change.
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>> reporter: that hope is tempered by the tragedy that brought it about. >> it's unfortunate what we have said what has to happen, how many people have to die, what age the people have to be to really make a solid change in this country and unfortunately we have seen what that tragedy has been. >> reporter: in san francisco jeff pierce kron four news. >> coming upand stay with us. coming up in about ten minutes. we'll have more on the last funerals for the victims of the connecticut school shooting. still ahead on kron four news weekend. police in india fire water cannons to disperse thousands of protestors. we'll tell you what the crowd was angry about. and we're keeping an eye on the rain falling in the bay area. live look at stormtracker four. most of the heavy rainfall is going towards this i south eastwe'll be back
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>> forecasters predict snow to continue in the sierra today. the snow is expected to add trouble to conditions forecasters are already calling a whiteout. traffic began moving again late yesterday on interstate-80 after several spin-outs forced police to shut the roadway down. conditions were so bad, i-80 was closed all the way to the nevada state line. some areas could see as much as five feet of snow by the time the weekend's over. >> police in new delhi today are using water cannons to break up huge protests against a brutal gang rape. six suspects have been arrested in last sunday's attack on a 23-year old student on a bus who is currently hospitalized and indian officials have promised to consider the death penalty. the government says its also taking steps to better ensure the safety of women.
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but such promises have failed to stop protests against the attack that are breaking out all over the country. >> coming up we are keeping an eye on the storm. wind advisory us in the north bay will keep you updated. >> this live look at the golden gate bridge. the trail of rain it is wet and the wind gusting at 50-60 m.p.h.! ♪ i'd like to thank
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>> the san mateo bridge is still windy. and wet. >> to get the latest of the forecast, janu. >> good morning, the storm tracker fo4 towards the north
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bay, some light showers through petaluma. as we pan along the peninsula san francisco, daly city, burlingame getting lighter showers but moderate. through redwood city and menlo park. a bit more dry through evergreen but cupertino, los gatos and san jose light/moderate showers there with moderate and downpour near pleasanton. just under 4/10th s of on ince near pleasanto. heavy downpours. as we go towards 10:00 a.m. with the south
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bay and the in the valleys and it looks like we could get a break of a drive break in the north bay. lighter showers and heavier along the east bayshore. by 2:00 p.m., we will start to see some shoppers tapering off. it will continue to press out could dealing with showers heavier by 5:00 p.m. it could dry out but we could finally see some sunshine tomorrow morning. 7:00 a.m., mostly clear conditions when this is all said and done. 1 in.-2 in. bay-area wide. one 5 in. in santa rosa. and to nearly 1 in. expected through the san mateo coast. and as really7 your kron 4 7 day around the bay the dry start to the week and christmas day is going to bring us another round of showersa contra
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costa county >> a contra costa county employment and human services worker has been arrested and charged for allegedly stealing food stamp funding. tina crosby was arrested on thursday on suspicion of embezzling public funds. falsifying records. and identity theft. an investigation by the district attorney's office and crosby's work revealed that she had embezzled more than five-thousand dollars in public funds. crosby is being charged with four felonies and is facing a maximum sentence of four >> in national news from newtown connecticut, funerals this weekend for the young victims of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. seven year old josephine gay. joey as she was often called. loved the color purple, her i-pad, and barbie dolls. her parents said she had a zest for life. a 90 minute service was held for her saturday. with people leaving cards and notes outside the church. police officers were also there, paying their respects. >> and in utah. another victim of the school massacre was laid to rest.
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a service for six year old emilie parker was held across the street from where her parents first started dating. emile was buried next to her grandfather. he died just a few months ago. residents of ogden, utah tied pink ribbons around trees to show their support. pink was emilie's favorite color. >> as newtown held funerals, one after another, all week long, one radio station in town became a shoulder to cry on for many locals. "chaz and a-j in the morning" is usually a fun and light-hearted show. but in the days since the shootings, hundreds of people have called in to share tears, memories and advice about moving on. >> we like to call it a town hall meeting. held in a frat house. >> we went from doing one of the most happy, upbeat
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fun shows of the year. to in the afternoon, doing on of the saddest show of our careers. >> he was one of the first responders, how are you? >> i'm ok. >> never that you thought you would see a scene so horrific. >> corrected there are certain things that certain people should not see. >> and every moment it was getting worse and worse have we gone to the bottom? >> my sister is the behavior specialist at sandy hook elementary. >> if she okay. we do not know. we have not heard from her. >> this is her second week. >> she is probably still very busy right now. >> she will be very terrified but right now her priority are her children. >> monday, we found out about that she was not ok. >> i am sorry about your loss. >> thank you we are all surprised and shocked. >> there is a threshold for a nightmare and this was a
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nightmare in the rear view mirror. >> no doubt, the parents will never be the same. >> the fact that the parents were able to get it out of their systems i think it helped them get it out. >> i am a father of a third grader you can imagine how our worlds have been upside down. >> frank? >> a very close friend of ours lost. >> gretchen, from seymour. >> you'll give us hope who remain hopeless. >> i do not know how these parents are doing after the have gone through. >> a tough day, a tougher day, and then an even harder day. >> i cannot get over what has happened. >> scott in roxbury. >> mary? >> we are hanging in there. >> it is really, really tough. >> also, there was probably 200-300 firefighters.
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at the cemetery. >> remember the funeral our minds will be on them. >> their service will be in newtown. >> this lovely poem. >> please do not cry we are okay we went on a field trip i think it is nice and hold your spot until your field trip day. but it is christmas, so there are presents to be given. and yours will be delivered in heaven. that station is in new haven, conn.. coming up how hundreds of children in san francisco will have something to unwrap on christmas day. >> take a look if the hon conditions in the high country.
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>> organizers and volunteers at san francisco's glide memorial church spreading some more holiday cheer. they hosted a toy giveway for families in need. hundreds of kids received bags filled with toys just in time for christmas. >> there are kids and children that are in need some families cannot afford it things like tories. it is hardone parent shares how important this program is to her family. san francisco giants mascot lou seal also stopped by to help hand out toys for the children. meantime, glide will also hold a special prime rib luncheon on christmas eve. it's sponsored by joe betz and san francisco's house of prime rib. it'll all take place at 330 ellis street in san francisco from 11 a-m until 2 p-m. >> with the lakers in town, the golden state warriors looked to keep on rolling. and for the first three quarters it looked good for the warriors to chalk up their 19th win of the
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season. instead the lakers came back from a fourteen point, 4th quarter deficit. and beat the warriors 118-115 in overtime. jarrett jack led golden state with 29 points. kobe bryant led all scorers with 34. still ahead on kron four news weekend. we're keeping an eye on the weather. live look out of corte madera this morning. we'll check back in with mike pelton for an update >> we just left a little hot dog spot we were hungry. we went to victoria's secret, h & m, banana republic, basically every store. >> last minute holiday shopping getting people in the spirit. we'll let you know if their procrastination led to any big discounts. >> and a view from above. we'll show you a different vantage point of a san
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francisco landmark. stay with us. have a good night. here you go. you, too.
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visit vwdealer.com today. >> another round of rain has arrived in the bay area this morning.it will hit the north bay first. to get you more news faster, let's turn to our solo reporter kron four's mike pelton live at the corte madera shopping center. >> the shoppers are still coming out even in heavy jackets. no signs of this letting up. it is really had an impact you can likely see the wind gusting. and even here the wind and the microphone. i am at the
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village of the shops that corte amdera there is a wind advisory until 1:00 p.m. you could see wind gusting at 40 m.p.h.-50 m.p.h. and feel those. if you are driving in the car. some people were even afraid to get on the road but she was able to get her last-minute shopping done. if you are not quite prepared for this may be wanted to hold off. with one-2 in. of rainfall expected. gloomy in the north bay. >> thank you, mike. i could see that it was a strong wind and thank you for hanging in there. >> let's take a quick look outside this morning. mt. tam janu has the latest forecast.
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>> good morning a. we are looking at the moderate/heavy downpour. neighborhood by neighborhood, we are looking at the pat tillman in santa rosa, but the debate, novado. a bit of a break. petaluma -- and also some heavier conditions for heavier san francisco. montero as for the self great some scattered conditions in the south bay. -from tunnel towards berkeley but a bit heavier towards alameda. the inland valleys also through dublin, and danville it looks like it will be there in my next forecast. the wind speed sustained at 20
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m.p.h., 29 in half moon bay just sustained. gusting, even higher the wind advisory issued but critics boyer of b6 that-wind advisory l expire by 2:00 p.m. however, let us take a look get the lake tahoe. this is highway 80 at highway 89 and. slow going with the snow falling 6 in.. temperatures only 28- 33. it is windy. gusting at 50 m.p.h. and tire chain laws recommended. highs 28 to 33 degrees. per hour.
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>> there are plenty of deals to take advantage of before christmas. the bay street mall in shopeprs making the most of those deals. >> ho ho ho. >> merry christmas. >> there were many santas shoving on bay street and and there were santos-desk shopping. >> i got a couple of pairs of jeans and a jacket. >> some were finishing up their holidays and others had a reason to be in the stores. >> i just realized what i was supposed to get. i made the decision to brave the rain, the crowds. >> constant foot traffic in the house a was a bit much. >> it is really hard with all of these people and the traffic is hectic. people are trying to get their last-minute shopping.
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>> and the entertainment helped with some shoppers. >> i rarely, out but it was nice to be able to come out. >> i love a lot of people, the atmosphere is fun. >> walking around can build an appetite. it is only right to take a break. >> we are going to have pizza. >> we just left a little hot dog place and we went to to victoria's secret, h & m, banana republic. basically every store. >> some shoppers caught as many items as they could they're still not quite done it just yet. the good thing is that there is still time toward in emeryville, alecia reed, kron 4. >> now to the latest on the looming fiscal cliff. that
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tax and cut measure despite suffering a major defeat this week, when he couldn't muster enough republican support to pass his own tax proposal, house speaker john boehner says there's still hope. in this week's republican address, boehner urges democrats to work with republicans on spending cuts and tax reforms. >> i used to run a small business and i can see the damage of tax increases. i do not want texas to go up. republicans do not want to go up. we need to make significant spending cuts and make its way for long- term growth and opportunity. >> if no deal is reached by january 1st, severe cuts and tax increases will take effect sometime during the month. congress is cutting short its vacation to come back to work on thursday. able to agree on a new one. january first. cliff." anything made with it. >> hawaiians will bid a final farewell to the late
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senator daniel inoo-way in honolulu this morning. this is video from a memorial service on friday. today a funeral for the 88- year-old inoo-way will take place at the national memorial cemetary of the pacific, where his first wife is also buried. japanese-american elected to both houses of congress. and he was the second- longest serving senator in u.s. history. >> saisome say that milk prices could get to $7 per gallon. the current agricultural bill expired last summer. congress has not been able to agree. without the dairy subsidiary it will expire on january 1st. it will revert back to the 1949 prices. that would effectively double what we pay now. some call this as the dairy clef--cliff... still ahead on kron 4 news weekend. they are
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reevaluating hunting the state game warden and hunting officials we have dealt with interpositions and policies. >> let us take a live look we will continue to keep you updated on the forecast and we will be right back. . ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪
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>> state game wardens now say they regret killing two baby mountain lions earlier this month in half moon bay. initial reports suggested the cats were about 30 pounds and close to 10 on inspection, it was discovered that the cubs were closer to four months old. about the size of typical house cats, and that hunger brought them into a neighborhood. they were shot december 1st when wardens were unable to chase them back into the wild. the state department for fish and game is now re- evaluating procedures for dealing with mountain lions and bears. >> a law enforcement crackdown in the past two weeks has resulted in a significant number of dui arrests in santa clara county.
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from december 14th through the 22-nd, officers in santa clara county arrested 184 people for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. that's compared to 157 arrests made during the same time last year. there will be a second campaign with extra dui patrols in several cities like gilroy. palo alto. and san jose through the holiday weekend. and the c-h-p reports drunken driving killed eight people between 6 p-m and midnight on friday. there were 51 arrests and one death reported in just holiday weekend patrols in the bay area. statewide, the c-h-p says five of those killed were not wearing seatbelts. last year during the same hours, there were no fatalities. >> coming up some young gourmet foodies. a yule tide you can eat with culture and children, coming up. ..
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>> welcome back. we have had some heavy activity. taking a look moderate sunnyvale, cupertino, with rainfall rates are about just two tenths of 2 in.. and no, richmond, but a bit heavier through a san leandro. the inland valleys heavier through pleasanton and the livermore valley. tracking the storm for you on futurecast show you that why fred moderate to heavy downpour. the east bay shore but ithat pattern will
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continue to press south east. heavier for the east bay valleys. for the afternoon it could taper off. heavier 01 the east bayshore. it should be dry with cloud coverage expected but tomorrow as we go towards 7:00 a.m., mostly clear skies with sunshine expected. when this is all said and done a 1-2 in. wide spread. with 1 in. in santa rosa. with 1 in. in san mateo and nearly 1 in. in san francisco. 2 in. of the higher elevations. if you're going to the sierras? gusting at 75 mph and expected to feet-4 ft.. your kron 4 7 day around the bay some shower activity on
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christmas day. wide spread by the evening. >> what is christmas without a yle log if you're wondering what to do with the kids over the long holiday weekend. we have an idea for you. and you don't even have to leave home. take a look. >> this this zack, this is my sister chloe. this is a thin sheet cake with buttercream frosting and topped off with cute animals. >> we have the animals and we also have real leaves, cinnamon sticks and it gives it a natural feel. >> and all of this has got to me how great let's start cooking. this looks like that it is done. they're not old enough to vote for the
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bay are already cooking up a storm warning appreciation from the food around the world. >> we want to say good morning to jacqueline, a chloe and the sac zack-this stat because of a food or culture? >> we started to this because of our love of food. and we decided that we wanted other kids to experience of the great pleasures of cocain >> pleasures of cooking >> we all kind of pitch and but i like it to to the finishing touches. >> your 12 years old you are going a swell job.
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>> what part do you do? >> i like to do a little bit of imagination. nutella ! >> tell us about the yule log history. it is from the 17th century, the police and outlawed the use of a fire places because of the cutting of trees and the needed staff for the armies. this french baker decided to make and lottery warmth of family so it is kind of like representation. >> and you like to create those " critters "? >> yes. >> and it is controlled chaos or how does this work?
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>> some big cool one thing she will work on the marzipan animals. >> i work on the tortoise. >> sac zack-what do your buddies think? >> they love coming over a lot >> you cook, they eat. >> did you see a future into getting into the food industry? >> yes. >> 18 more separate. >> we're hoping to get a show. >> severed or together? >> are you talking about also heating healthy. separate or eating healthy? >> yes. immoderation., i'd likel
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types of cultural foods >> what is your favorite. >> i like french food. >> that is fantastic can you close things out by wishing our merry christmas in french. >> merry christmas and happy new year that is fantastic. jacqueline chloe and zack.. thank-you vote yet but already. these three are cooking up a storm. they're known as 'foodie g". and their goal is to bring appreciation for foods from around the world.
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this was a toy helicopter with a camera attached. that was shot from one of our staff members. >> happy holidays.
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